Subject: Re: CVS commit: xsrc/xfree/xc/programs/Xserver/hw/netbsd/mac68k
To: Frederick Bruckman <>
From: Perry E. Metzger <>
List: source-changes
Date: 02/03/2004 08:11:28 (Frederick Bruckman) writes:
> In article <>,
> (Perry E. Metzger) writes:
>> Frederick Bruckman <> writes:
>>> I've started an Xserver via "xdm" on 1.6ZI/i386, the erase character
>>> of "/dev/ttyE4" remains ^?, yet the key labeled "Backspace" on my
>>> keyboard sends a "Backspace" symbol to "xev". (Interestingly enough,
>>> the "xterm" with "XTerm*DeleteIsDEL: true" always sends a ^? for that
>>> key, regardless of the fact that the erase character in the xterm is
>>> set to ^H).
>> Myself, I actively *prefer* that key to send delete, and get upset
>> about things that make it hard for me to make it send delete, like the
>> KDE keybindings...
> What means "delete" (with a small "d")???

ASCII code 127, "del".

Perry E. Metzger